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Collapse of the NESS Viaduct 8th February 1989

Posted by Webmaster On September 1, 2010 Comments Off

This vital link between Inverness and the 231 miles of railway north thereof was severed when on the morning of Wednesday 8th Feb floodwaters destroyed the Ness Viaduct. Originally built in December 1861, Miss Mitchell the daughter of the engineer Joseph Mitchell of Inverness and the Ross-shire Railway Co. laid the keystone of the viaduct,  [ Read More ]